Dr. J Rula, MD

Dr. J Rula, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. J Rula, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Advanced Surgical Associates

2945 S Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ 85202
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mercy Care
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
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more than 5% of peers
Cancer
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more than 5% of peers
Incisional Hernia
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rula "To provide the highest quality surgical care with an emphasis on advanced surgical procedures and technology. To help patients reduce there down time from surgery with advanced procedures."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

52  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2009
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2003
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Rula has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rula's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rula

3.9

Based on 25 reviews

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Greg Rula and his team did an amazing job on my surgery and recovery. I was really nervous about my first surgery, but everyone was very nice to me and really helped to put my mind at ease. He did very well making sure my surgery went smoothly and I could not have gotten a better surgeon then...Read More
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Erica Richardson in mesa, AZ – Aug 23, 2018
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Dr. Rula has operated on two of my sisters, my wife, and most recently ( March 2018) he removed my thyroid. He also consulted with my mother (83) for a hiatal hernia and utimately recommended/choose not to move forward with surgery at that time, however, if surgery is eminent Dr. Rula will be her...Read More
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Larry L. in Phoenix, AZ – Jul 17, 2018
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Dr Rula does a wonderful job at explaining your condition, the procedure/surgery (if needed), and your treatment options.
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Mar 10, 2018
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Just got a thyroidectomy from Dr. Rula and could not be happier with the results. Relatively little post-op pain, small incision, and it looks like I'll be back to normal in no time.
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Ray in Chandler, AZ – Jul 21, 2017
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Dr. Rula is an outstanding physician. He took the time to explain all of our options regarding my son's appendicitis. Removing the appendix is default treatment, however there have been studies that treatment with antibiotics has been successful in certain cases and Dr. Rula gave us that as an...Read More
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